West Bengal  /  Published 13.12.21

Focus to protect Buxa tiger

The state forest department on Sunday said it had started taking steps to protect nature and wildlife at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) after a Royal Bengal tiger was sighted at the reserve after around thr...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

‘Palanquin ambulance’ launched for patients

The Alipurduar district administration launched a “palanquin ambulance” service on Wednesday to ferry patients from the remote areas of Buxa hills. There are 13 villages in the Buxa hills...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.12.21

Road widening on track

The Bengal government and the Centre have come together to take up the task of widening a stretch of a national highway that is a lifeline for the Northeast and passes through the strategic Siliguri c...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

India  /  Published 19.11.21

Alarm on China steps in Bhutan

The Congress on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi why he was compromising on India’s territorial integrity as reports emerged about Chinese villages coming up in Bhutan in keeping with...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

Tourist hub at India-Bhutan border

Come Diwali, and tourists intending to travel to the Dooars — particularly the eastern parts of the region that fall in Alipurduar district — will have the option to enjoy the enchanting l...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri


Opinion  /  Published 27.10.21

One David, two Goliaths: China-Bhutan MoU

On one of his many trips to Bhutan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked a rhetorical question that was meant to highlight the traditional trust that has defined the relationship between India and its s...
By Charu Sudan Kasturi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Funds for town near Bhutan border

The state municipal affairs and urban development department has sanctioned a sum of Rs 12 crore for infrastructure development of Jaigaon, the town in Alipurduar district on the India-Bhutan border. ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

World  /  Published 24.10.21

China passes new land border law

  Asserting that sovereignty and territorial integrity of China are "sacred and inviolable", the country's national legislature has adopted a new law on the protection and exploita...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

India  /  Published 15.10.21

India silent on Bhutan-China MoU

India on Thursday sidestepped questions on whether Bhutan had informed New Delhi about its decision to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China for a three-step road map to expedite a bound...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.21

Barla prods Bhutan envoy on opening entry gate

Union minister of state for minority affairs and Alipurduar MP John Barla on Friday met V. Namgyel, the ambassador of Bhutan in India, in Delhi to know about the pandemic situation in that country. B...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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